Resources & Publications2020-10-27T10:42:25-04:00
2210, 2021

To Be, or Not to Be, Remote? Examining Essential Factors Needed for Ongoing Remote Work Success

October 22, 2021|Tags: , , |

This policy brief explores the future of working at home or some office-home combination, including the benefits and potential downsides of remote work. The brief identifies seven themes, and a series of questions attached to each theme, to guide managers [...]

2210, 2021

OECD COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard – How does your country fare in building back a stronger and more inclusive, green and resilient economy and society?

October 22, 2021|Tags: , , |

As countries begin to emerge from the most acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers and citizens need tools to monitor efforts to revive economic activity and fulfill the shared commitment of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) [...]

1410, 2021

Neighbourhood Associations and the Municipality: Supporting citizen engagement in the city

October 14, 2021|

This Working Paper examines the role of neighborhood associations as popular vehicles through which residents undertake grassroots initiatives to address common problems and advance the collective good of their community. The paper: Briefly reviews the research on neighbourhood associations Highlights [...]

110, 2021

Statistics on Indigenous peoples – presented by Statistics Canada

October 1, 2021|Tags: , , |

This Statistics Canada web page provides links to data on Indigenous peoples in Canada. The term 'Aboriginal' or 'Indigenous' used on the Statistics Canada website refers to individuals identifying themselves as 'First Nations people, Métis or Inuit'. Data topics include: [...]

3009, 2021

Canadian Social Survey: COVID-19 and well-being

September 30, 2021|Tags: , |

From April to June 2021, the Canadian Social Survey – COVID-19 and Well-being (CSS-CW) gathered data on Canadians and their personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collection period coincided with pandemic closures and physical distancing measures across most provinces. Thus the data [...]

909, 2021

Canadian Substance Use Resource and Knowledge Centre (SURE)

September 9, 2021|Tags: , , |

SURE (the Canadian Substance Use Resource and Knowledge Centre) is a national online learning and resource centre that provides practical tools to protect and promote the rights, health, and safety of people who use substances; and facilitate the learning of professionals and [...]

1908, 2021

July 2021 CAMH-Delvinia Survey of Canadians’ Pandemic Health and Substance Use

August 19, 2021|Tags: , |

Nearly one-third of Canadians (28.8 percent) are reporting moderate to severe anxiety about returning to pre-pandemic routines, according to the latest in an ongoing series of CAMH surveys of Canadians’ pandemic health and substance use. Anxiety about returning to pre-pandemic [...]

508, 2021

A Promising Path to Developing Data Governance in the Performing Arts Sector: Exploring Charters and Principles for Data Governance

August 5, 2021|Tags: , |

Improving data governance is one way in which organizations in Canada’s performing arts sector are collaborating to foster more data sharing and data reuse, as well as helping the organizations reach their goals. Examples of data use include: understanding audience [...]

2907, 2021

COVID 19: State of the Ontario Nonprofit Sector One Year Later

July 29, 2021|Tags: , |

In May 2021, the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) conducted a sector-wide survey with l’Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario (l’AFO) to gather critical data needed to help the sector as the province emerges from COVID-19. Nearly 3,000 nonprofits all around the [...]

1607, 2021

Niagara Region Homelessness Services Community Newsletter, July, 2021

July 16, 2021|Tags: , |

This Community Newsletter is provided by Niagara Region Homelessness Services.  It includes updates on what has been happening in Niagara’s homelessness serving system.  The newsletter has been expanded to include more information on initiatives to combat homelessness in Niagara. The [...]

1507, 2021

Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing Our Knowledge for Action

July 15, 2021|Tags: , |

This report is the national assessment of how and why Canada’s climate is changing; the impacts of these changes on our communities, environment and economy; and how we are adapting.  The report, available at changingclimate.ca demonstrates that: Climate change affects [...]

907, 2021

Towards a Greater Golden Horseshoe Transportation Plan – Discussion Paper to Improve the Transportation Vision for Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe region

July 9, 2021|Tags: , |

The Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) is a large urban region centred around Toronto, encompassing Waterloo, Brant and Haldimand in the west, Niagara to the south, Simcoe in the north, and Peterborough and Northumberland in the east. It is home to [...]

2906, 2021

Parks and Recreation as an Essential Service: Using a health equity lens to strengthen provision in Niagara

June 29, 2021|Tags: , |

COVID-19 and its restrictions on parks and recreation delivery have highlighted the importance of the sector to our citizens. The challenges of pandemic crisis management in the sector has also provided an opportunity to position parks and recreation delivery within [...]